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Company Information:

Company Name:
Stellar Micro Devices
Address:
2020 Centimeter Circle
Austin, TX 78758-4956
Phone:
(512) 997-7781
URL:
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EIN:
742843930
DUNS:
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Number of Employees:
12
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
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Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
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Has Patents?:
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Number of Patents:
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Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $933,435.00 10
SBIR Phase II $2,248,223.00 3
STTR Phase I $198,415.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,498,704.00 2

Award List:

Development of Super High Frequency Schottky Barrier Vacuum Transistors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,836.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Leonid Karpov, Cheif Scientist
Abstract:
An extremely high speed transistor is proposed for low-noise high frequency amplifiers using a Schottky barrier with vacuum gap. Low-cost vacuum microelectronic devices have immediate opportunities in the $100 Mn market for cell phone RF devices.haave further opportunities in high-speed and… More

Integrated High-Frequency Vacuum Field Emission Transistors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,734.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Leonid D. Karpov, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
Four types of Vacuum Field Emission Transistor (VFET) will be developed for integration into GaAs MMIC amplifer circuits. All VFETs lower circuit noise, partly by substituting vacuum gaps for noisy channels in solid state devices. VFETs alsosignificantly increase device speed and power… More

High Power Vacuum GaN

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,496.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Leonid D. Karpov, Chief Scientist
Research Institution:
MIT
RI Contact:
Tayo Akinwande
Abstract:
High power GaN devices are proposed in which vacuum gaps increase anode voltage and power. Anode placement will be optimized for device performance and power dissipation.

Flat Panel UV/X-Ray Bio-Decontamination System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,590.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Leonid D. Karpov, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
A novel flat panel decontamination system (FPDS) which can emit simultaneously in both the ultraviolet-C (200 - 280 nm) and X-ray spectra will meet DoD bio-decontamination needs. This system builds on two recent innovations - UV-C nanophosphors developed at the University of Michigan and robust… More

Long Life Cold Cathodes for Hall effect Thrusters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$66,949.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Ronald Hellmer, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
An electron source incorporating long life, high current density cold cathodes inside a microchannel plate for use with ion thrusters is proposed. Cathode lifetime in the harsh environment of an ion thruster has been a major issue with cold cathode sources. The anticipated long life with the… More

High Power Vacuum GaN

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,177.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Craig Farley, Senior Research Engineer
Research Institution:
MASS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
RI Contact:
Akintunde Akinwande
Abstract:
The Phase I solicitation asked for novel approaches to power output stages in Transmit/Receive(T/R) modules fabricated from GaN or other wide bandgap semiconductor materials, leading to increased power and efficiency or decreased transmission line loss with proof-of-principle demonstrations or… More

Flat Panel UV/X-ray Bio-decontamination System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,589.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Ronald Hellmer, Senior Research Scientist
Abstract:
A novel flat panel decontamination system (FPDS) which can emit simultaneously in both the ultraviolet-C (concentrated at 250 - 260 nm) and X-ray spectra will meet DoD bio-decontamination needs. This system builds on two recent innovations -- UV-C nanophosphors and robust flat panel cold cathodes… More

Stacked Emissive 3D Display

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,653.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Leonid Karpov, Cheif Scientist
Abstract:
A novel Stacked Emissive 3D Display (SE3D) uses additive multi-planar imaging to present full 3D images. The first version will have several planes of semi-transparent cathodoluminescent display layers in the same overall thickness as an LCD. SE3D will be freely programmable to present… More

SBIR Phase I: Compression Bonded Hermetic Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,850.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to develop a compression bonding technology in two versions -- cold flow seals and cold welding -- for room-temperature, hermetic packaging of MEMS. This project addresses key needs in the MEMS industry, where the lack of versatile,… More

SBIR Phase I: Nanoparticle Gaskets for Room Temperature MEMS Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,618.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a "nanogasket" technology using loose and compacted metallic nanoparticles for a cold weld MEMS packaging system called compression bonded hermetic packaging (CBHP). CBHP will enable low-cost, room temperature, hermetic… More

Portable Digital Panoramic X-ray Imaging System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,957.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Leonid D. Karpov, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
A portable digital panoramic X-ray imaging system will be developed using strips of electronically addressable X-ray sources arranged in a canister-like system with strips of digital X-ray detectors. The system will be able to provide both panoramic X-ray and digital tomographic images with no… More

Micro Vacuum Backward Wave Oscillator Terahertz Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Leonid Karpov, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
A micro-scale backward wave oscillator uses demonstrated high current density edge emitter cold cathodes to produce a sheet beam over a micromachined slow wave structure. Continuous tuning or locking are accomplished by controlling the beam voltage. A beam energy homogenizing structure increases… More

Micro Vacuum Backward Wave Oscillator Terahertz Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,900.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Mark W. Tinker, Senior Research Engineer
Abstract:
A sweeping and scanning system uses four micro-scale backward wave oscillator (MBWO) sources to cover the 170 - 800 GHz range. The MBWOs use high current density edge emitter cold cathodes to emit a sheet beam over a micromachined slow wave structure. A beam energy homogenizing structure… More

Shielded Cold Cathodes for High Power Magnetrons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,919.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Burt Fowler, Chief Operating Officer
Research Institution:
Boise State University
RI Contact:
Jim Browning
Abstract:
A unique cold cathode array using rugged emitter materials and a device architecture which provides shielding from ionization impact will provide the required high current density and long lifetime for high power magnetron use. BENEFIT: Shielded cold cathodes will provide current densities… More

Flat Panel X-ray Sources for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mitali J. More
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): X-ray mammography continues to be the primary tool for breast cancer screening and plays an important role in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer. However, the difficulty in resolving overlapping structures in a 2D projection image leads to reduced… More

Flat Panel X-ray Sources for Small Animal Cardiac CT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Mitali J. More
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Flat Panel X-ray Sources for Small Animal Cardiac CT Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of disability. With the recent introduction of dual source CT scanners for human cardiac imaging, we… More

Shielded Cold Cathodes for High Power Magnetrons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,527.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Nalin Kumar, Chief Technical Officer – (817) 880-3880
Research Institution:
Boise State University
RI Contact:
Boise S. University
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This program will investigate cold cathode field emission arrays as electron source for high power magnetrons. The approach uses lateral edge type field emitters which inject electrons horizontally, just above the surface of the substrate. The electrons are extracted laterally by a gate… More